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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Waterfront
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Reviewed 10 April 2021

We had 3 nights of takeaways as they where so yummy !!!! Yes you can eat in if you wish ...BUT we choose to preorder and return to our apartment .

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

A large group of us from work dined here in February. Service was attentive and friendly. The banquet food was good. In true kiwi Asian restaurant style they seem to have caved to try and accommodate several tastes, so you will see Thai, Malay and...Chinese dishes blend on the menu. Personally this jars me as flavors conflict rather than compliment each other.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 20 March 2021

We had one of our best dining experience's here, everything was perfect. I had the fish dish and my wife had the green curry... both were excellent and this is the only restaurant that we have been to in years that actually asked if we...would like more drinks during the evening :)More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 29 January 2021 via mobile

Girl who greeted me and settled the bill needs to look for a different line of work. Many staff stood around chatting instead of serving. Bartender was great and took care of everyrhing - I had to sit at the bar as they had run...out of chairs. Shame about the rest. Food decidedly lacking in flavour. Won't go back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 15 December 2020

Had the worst experience here I’ve ever had: walked in got walked past by many servers completely ignored waiting for a seat for over 10 minutes, finally got seated, half an hour later still no service not even drinks! Finally we stood up to leave...on on way out my husband asked to speak to the manager: told the manager we were disappointed and the service was terrible (they weren’t even busy) and got told to “F off then!” By comparison we then went around the corner to salt and had literally the best meal ever with astounding service and very reasonable prices. Would NEVER recommend spirit house to anyone!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 October 2020

Have been to this restaurant a few times and been happy with the food but had takeaways for the first time and it was nothing like the dine in experience- food was tasteless and has put me off this restaurant completely

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 October 2020

The food was sensational, the service great and the setting very pleasant beside St Clair. We were lucky to be seated by the window where we enjoyed watching the waves coming in.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 September 2020

The thai green curry is one of my favourites in Dunedin! Staff are always polite. Best part is the beautiful location at the beach - try get a table by the window for a great view.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020 via mobile

Hubby and I popped in here late on a Monday night. Just wanting to eat and go, this place was perfect. Such friendly staff and the food arrived promptly and was delicious. Could not fault service or food.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 23 July 2020

Food and service are excellent but the owners want the diners to be off the property at 8.30. Tonight the lovely waitress apologised and said it was because of Covid. But I have been asked to leave 3 times earlier, before covid. Decided it is...better to get takeaways and forget dining in !! . I don't need indigestion. Sad, as such a great spot. Maybe the owners need to sell .More

Date of visit: July 2020
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19 June 2016|
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Response from Scott M | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a BYO option
11 March 2016|
Response from Waitress04 |
On the spirit House website, there is a PDF of the menu ☺️
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Frequently Asked Questions about Spirit House Dunedin

Yes, Spirit House Dunedin offers takeaway services.

Yes, Spirit House Dunedin offers delivery services.

Spirit House Dunedin is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4